Have you bought a Pickling Spice blend at the store? It usually looks bland and colorless, has a high proportion of the cheapest ingredients, and not much of anything else. That’s why I started making our own. Homemade Picking Spice allows you to experiment with different flavors and spice up your pickling game! Basic Pickling […]
What is better on a lazy Sunday morning than a stack of piping hot pancakes dripping with butter and your best maple syrup? Not very much! Aside from having them made by someone else (who also does the washing), using the easiest pancake recipe ever to make a delicious breakfast may be the next best […]
A beautiful and simple way of preserving the delicate onion flavor of chive flowers.
Many years ago we had a neighbor who would bake Irish Soda Bread. Every St Patrick’s Day, Judy or her husband would run a loaf across the road to us, packaged and perfect for St Patrick’s Day afternoon tea. When we moved to Wisconsin I continued the tradition. I never had Judy’s recipe, so I […]
Lemons. Citrus. Sweet, tart, and perfect for a salad or the base for a quick marinade. A tangy Lemon Vinaigrette will brighten your day, every time. You can buy salad dressing everywhere so why make your own? Making dressings yourself is easy, saves you money, and allows you to control the ingredients. We make a […]
As the weather deepens into Fall, my garden is done, the harvest is put away and wood is stacked on the porch. I can finally turn my attention to other things and so I return to the kitchen to make the most of all our hard work. Like this, Delicious Berry Syrup from Summer Harvests. […]